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Pakistan mulls successor to ISI chief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has begun to look for a successor to spy chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha, who retires next month, a media report said. General Pasha is a confidant of army chief General Ashfaq Pa

Published: 16th February 2012 11:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 05:56 PM   |  A+A-

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has begun to look for a successor to spy chief Lt Gen Shuja Pasha, who retires next month, a media report said. General Pasha is a confidant of army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.

The government was mulling the replacement to the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Gen Shuja Pasha who retires March 18 this year, Geo News reported.

The general has been twice given a year's extension.

Probable successors include Lt Gen Javed Iqbal, Zaheerul Islam, Rashid Mehmood, Mohammad Asif, and Major Gen Naushad Kayani, the report said.

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